FLOWERY BRANCH - The South Hall Republican Club will host U.S. Senate candidate and U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston at its meeting Monday night.<br />
Ed Asbridge with the club made the announcement this week.<br />
Kingston is in a runoff with businessman David Perdue for the Republican nomination. The runoff is July 22. The winner will face Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn and Libertarian candidate Amanda Swafford on Nov. 4. The winner will replace Senator Saxby Chambliss who is not running for re-election.<br />
Also on tap to speak are Georgia School Superintendent candidate Richard Woods and Hall County School Board Candidate Mark Pettitt, both in runoffs. Pettitt faces the incumbent Brian Sloan in July.<br />
The 6:30 p.m. meeting at the Spout Springs Library is open to the public.<br />
Scientists are fine-tuning what they know about rivers and marshes flushed with saltwater by ocean tides so they can better predict how rising sea levels will reshape the Georgia coast over the next century.
The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) will host a series of public forums between now and Sept. 30 in order to collect public input on its next strategic plan, including one in Gainesville.